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Not as the World Gives

Photo by Freddie Addery “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give as the world gives, so do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” ~John 14:27 ∴

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Our Butterfly Effect

People tend to think of Matthew 6:33 as a promised reward for righteousness (or justice), and in a sense it is that. But it’s much more. It’s each of us playing our role in “resetting” this broken world, putting in … Continue reading

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Peru: Rhythm of the Amazon

Originally posted on Global Sojourns Photography:
Every morning the Amazon wakes me with a new symphony. One day the tempo of the rain, next day the pulsating sounds of howler monkeys, and today it’s the electric strain of sunrise matching…

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I Miss the World

I grew up near the beach in Southern California. Honestly, I didn’t go all that often once I grew up. But the moment we moved away, I missed it. I missed knowing I could. This pandemic has made me feel … Continue reading

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Christmas Around the World

“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” ~Hamilton Wright Mabie (Click on any image to enlarge it, or to begin slideshow) “And when we give each other Christmas gifts in His name, let … Continue reading

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Let’s Celebrate Toilets!

There are few things people talk about less and do so much (the average person spends 1 ½ years of their life in the water closet). But public sanitation is a big deal, so the United Nations has officially proclaimed … Continue reading

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Prayer Changes People

“You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart.” ~Jeremiah 29:13      “For the prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.”     ~James 5:16

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The Person in the Title

I love Christmas. And with all my heart I love the One whose birth it celebrates. But it wasn’t always so. I grew up in a nonbelieving home. Yes, we said “Merry Christmas!” but for us it was a secular … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Just a quick update: Tonight’s World Premiere of my new feature film Over-the-Rhine is getting a lot of last-minute buzz. I did a live interview on the local Fox channel, and hear the local NBC station is repeatedly airing a … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

My feature film Over-the-Rhine will have its World Premiere on June 13, in Over-the-Rhine, the historic urban core of Cincinnati, Ohio, where the story is set and was filmed. Since the last time I mentioned it, Over-the-Rhine has been nominated … Continue reading

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